(February 1953)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1952-12-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Grim Game of "Ghost" (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
horror-suspense

Superboy Talks About... "The Holiday Spirit!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Deadly Game of G-H-O-S-T (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Murderer is driven to a confession by making him believe he’s being haunted by a ghost.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover story, though story title slightly different from version on cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Superstition and the Ladder! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Fear of walking under a ladder is explored.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Bewitched Clock! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man comes into possession of a magic clock and has to relive the same day for eternity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

The Demon (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Synopsis
A genie appearing from a magic lamp is an actor in a luminous suit.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Terror of Taboo (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jack E. Miller]
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Did tribal chiefs possess some secret power giving them power of life and death?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Nine Lives Equal Death! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
George Crowley is granted the nine lives of a tiger he spares while on safari. He uses them up in criminal activities.

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Grim Game of "Ghost"
  2. 1. Superboy Talks About... "The Holiday Spirit!"
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Deadly Game of G-H-O-S-T
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. ["Poor Pud..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Superstition and the Ladder!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix
  9. 8. The Bewitched Clock!
  10. 9. The Demon
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  12. 11. The Terror of Taboo
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  15. 14. Nine Lives Equal Death!
  16. 15. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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